Naada Yoga's Teacher Training

200hr: Foundation

A 200 Hr Yoga Alliance Certified Program

The 200hr Foundation training program is designed to make the deeper aspects of yoga accessible to people of all ages and physical abilities. Whether you plan to teach yoga or develop your own personal practice, this program provides the knowledge and tools necessary to impart this living practice onto others, safely, skillfully and with integrity. Students who complete the 200hr program will have gained a tremendous insight into the world of yoga and establish an internationally recognized accreditation as well as the foundation for a complete NYTT 500hr certification.


Online or In Person

Two streams of study to support your schedule and learning style.

  • Choose between the flexibility of attending an interactive online study, in studio participation, or a combination of both to best support you.
  • Receive regular feedback from both mentors and teachers.
  • Engage and connect with your peers through monthly check ins.

Diverse & Leading Faculty

Naada Yoga's outstanding teacher training faculty includes some of the top experts in their field in North America.

  • Lifetime access to in depth and highest quality study material (video & readings) prepared by leading educators in their field.
  • Interactive online Q&A or small group in-studio participation with faculty leaders.
  • Content and contact hours that exceed the basic requirements of an internationally recognized Yoga Alliance certification.

Our Community Is Not Defined By Our Studio Walls

Join a thriving community of yoga teachers, practitioners, and students from around the world.

  • Establish bonds with like minded, inquisitive and diverse students.
  • Engage with a community that nurtures and supports self development.
  • Establish personal and professional connections that are not bound geographically and will support your new career or ongoing practice.

Curriculum: 4 Modules

NYTT 201 | Accessible Asana: Foundations, methods, and practice

Instructor: Elizabeth Emberly

This training focuses on establishing an understanding of modern and classical postural yoga and its effects on alignment, breath and overall health. This education will help develop your personal asana practice while offering you essential tools to begin to share yoga with others. Naada Yoga embraces the philosophy that yoga can be accessible to all students. In this light an emphasis will be placed on exploring a variety of modifications in order to nurture both accessibility and inclusion within a group class environment.

Show schedule for this module

Date: Sept. 6th – 27th 2020

  • Group zoom or in-studio discussions 11:30am-1:30pm (EST) Sept 6, 13, 20, 27
  • 3 hr segment of home online study required before each group session
  • Group zoom session October 3rd 11:30am-12:30pm (EST)
  • Private 1/2hr session with mentor booked within one month after the last group session.

NYTT 202 | Functionally Anatomy: Biomechanics of Movement

Instructor: Joanna Abbatt

This course will provide an introduction to the basic anatomical and physiological principles essential for yoga training and teaching to deepen our understanding of the harmonious ways the body functions anatomically. We will also explore the body’s “energetic” anatomy from a yoga perspective and how the subtle body helps us better understand physical alignment in all areas of our lives.

Show schedule for this module

Date: October 4th-25th, 2020

  • Group zoom or in-studio discussions Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 11:30am-1:30pm (EST)
  • 3 hr segment of home online study required before each group session
  • Group zoom session October 31st 11:30am-12:30pm (EST)
  • Private session with mentor booked within one month after the last group session.

NYTT 203 | Progressive Asana: Beyond the basics

Instructor: Elizabeth Emberly

This course is intended to take individuals deeper into an exploration of the principles of alignment, inner and outer form of the poses, and how to instruct clearly from the principles of foundation, breath and movement. We will explore variations on the key poses from the NYTT Accessible Asana course, as well as introduce modifications for certain conditions. How to introduce more advanced principles of alignment to take students safely into more demanding poses will also be covered.

Show schedule for this module

Date: November 8th -29th 2020

  • Group zoom or in-studio discussions Nov 8th, 15, 22 et 29th 11:30am-1:30pm (EST)
  • 3 hr segment of home online study required before each group session
  • Group zoom session Dec 5th 11:30am-12:30pm (EST)
  • Private session with mentor booked within one month after the last group session.

NYTT 204 | Yoga Philosophy: History and Culture

Instructor: Mark Singleton

This course will provide an overview of yoga from a historical and philosophical perspective to situate its evolution and application in our culture and our times. The philosophical foundation of yoga and the key teachings of the tradition (including traditional texts: Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads) will be covered.

Show schedule for this module

Date: December 6th-27th 2020

  • Group zoom discussions Dec 6, 13, 20, 27th 11:30am-1:30pm (EST)
  • 3 hr segment of home online study required before each group session
  • Group zoom session January 2nd 2021 11:30am-12:30pm (EST)
  • Private session with mentor booked within one month after the last group session.

NYTT 201

NYTT 201 | Accessible Asana: Foundations, methods, and practice

Instructor: Elizabeth Emberly

This training focuses on establishing an understanding of modern and classical postural yoga and its effects on alignment, breath and overall health. This education will help develop your personal asana practice while offering you essential tools to begin to share yoga with others. Naada Yoga embraces the philosophy that yoga can be accessible to all students. In this light an emphasis will be placed on exploring a variety of modifications in order to nurture both accessibility and inclusion within a group class environment.

Date: December 6th-27th 2020

  • Group zoom discussions Dec 6, 13, 20, 27th 11:30am-1:30pm (EST)
  • 3 hr segment of home online study required before each group session
  • Group zoom session January 2nd 2021 11:30am-12:30pm (EST)
  • Private session with mentor booked within one month after the last group session.

NYTT 202

NYTT 202 | Functionally Anatomy: Biomechanics of Movement

Instructor: Joanna Abbatt

This course will provide an introduction to the basic anatomical and physiological principles essential for yoga training and teaching to deepen our understanding of the harmonious ways the body functions anatomically. We will also explore the body’s “energetic” anatomy from a yoga perspective and how the subtle body helps us better understand physical alignment in all areas of our lives.

Date: December 6th-27th 2020

  • Group zoom discussions Dec 6, 13, 20, 27th 11:30am-1:30pm (EST)
  • 3 hr segment of home online study required before each group session
  • Group zoom session January 2nd 2021 11:30am-12:30pm (EST)
  • Private session with mentor booked within one month after the last group session.

NYTT 203

NYTT 203 | Progressive Asana: Beyond the basics

Instructor: Elizabeth Emberly

This course is intended to take individuals deeper into an exploration of the principles of alignment, inner and outer form of the poses, and how to instruct clearly from the principles of foundation, breath and movement. We will explore variations on the key poses from the NYTT Accessible Asana course, as well as introduce modifications for certain conditions. How to introduce more advanced principles of alignment to take students safely into more demanding poses will also be covered.

Date: December 6th-27th 2020

  • Group zoom discussions Dec 6, 13, 20, 27th 11:30am-1:30pm (EST)
  • 3 hr segment of home online study required before each group session
  • Group zoom session January 2nd 2021 11:30am-12:30pm (EST)
  • Private session with mentor booked within one month after the last group session.

NYTT 204

NYTT 204 | Yoga Philosophy: History and Culture

Instructor: Mark Singleton

This course will provide an overview of yoga from a historical and philosophical perspective to situate its evolution and application in our culture and our times. The philosophical foundation of yoga and the key teachings of the tradition (including traditional texts: Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads) will be covered.

Date: December 6th-27th 2020

  • Group zoom discussions Dec 6, 13, 20, 27th 11:30am-1:30pm (EST)
  • 3 hr segment of home online study required before each group session
  • Group zoom session January 2nd 2021 11:30am-12:30pm (EST)
  • Private session with mentor booked within one month after the last group session.

Structure of Each Module

12 hrs of prerecorded video

  • Online only
  • Weekly 3 hr segments
  • Lifetime access to over 12 hrs of video instruction
  • 10 CEU’s recognized by the North American Yoga Alliance
  • Downloadable .pdfs and illustrations
  • Immediate feedback on comprehension through online assignments
  • Library of practical exercises and journaling opportunities
  • Desktop, iOS and Android compatible formats

2 hr group zoom or small class session

Each video segment is followed by a 2 hr group zoom or small class session.

  • Online or In person
  • 4 sessions (8hrs total)
  • Q & A open discussion on the topic

1 X 1hr small group zoom or in-person group check in

  • Online or In person
  • Conducted by Naada Yoga mentor

1 X 1/2hr private zoom or in-person sessions

  • Online or In person
  • Conducted by Naada Yoga mentor

Unlimited access to LIVEstream or studio membership

Unlimited access to LIVEstream and studio membership for practice hours.

  • Online or In person

Bonus

Full Set of props for home practice (bolster, 2 blocks, yoga strap)
Additional texts - Yoga Body by Mark Singleton
6 month unlimited membership to LIVEstreaming or in-studio classes
20% discount on specialty courses and trainings

Accreditation for Online Study

Naada Yoga has worked with Yoga Alliance to secure a new pathway for you to graduate as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) online during the COVID-19 period. We have reconfigured our 200hr program so you can now complete your yoga teacher training online virtually at your pace from the comfort of your own home – and still qualify to teach worldwide with Yoga Alliance credentials. Should you join our online stream with the intention of a Yoga Alliance accreditation and Yoga Alliance changes their current stance on online hours during your period of study:

  • Your online enrolment will be directly transferred to in-studio training.
  • Your 200hr online training will contribute to advanced standing into our 300hr and 500hr Yoga Alliance programs.
  • You will receive a 200hr certification from Naada Yoga that is internationally recognized and has provided the necessary credentials for hundreds of graduates to successfully work in the field of yoga

In addition to being a Yoga Alliance Registered School, Naada Yoga is an accredited training school recognized by Human Resources Development Canada. We offer the highest level of education surpassing the basic requirements of the Canadian and American yoga alliances and are always up to date with any new regulations or alliances that will help you put your best foot forward as a graduate.

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Having the opportunity to study at NYTT was the best gift I have ever given to myself. I had the chance to learn from top notch teachers on different subjects and consequently I have been deeply inspired on sharing the many benefits of integrating yoga into family life.

- Alba Gil

Tuition

Regular Tuition $2950 (plus tax)
Early bird $2600 (plus tax)

(Early bird registration before August 1st 2020)

PAYMENT PLAN OPTIONS

Our intention is to find a plan that works for everyone. Please contact us directly at [email protected] to discuss how to best set up your individual payment plan option.

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